With over 20 years of experience in weight loss surgery, the Penn Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Program offers those who are severely obese the latest surgical procedures as tools to achieve a healthy lifestyle. Bariatric surgeons at Penn personalize treatment plans to match the needs of each patient. Penn prides itself in its continual commitment to quality, excellence and outcomes.
Bariatric surgery procedures include:
All obesity surgery procedures are available using a minimally invasive approach called laparoscopic-assisted surgery, which means:
Penn's bariatric doctors are experts in robotic-assisted surgery and have performed more than 750 robotic LAP-BAND® and sleeve gastrectomy (gastric sleeve) procedures.
Penn's Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Program is also a leader in revisional surgery for patients who experience post-surgical weight-gain, as well as patients with surgical complications from weight loss surgery like ulcers and stricture.